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State of the Union 2012

The Green Side of the State of the Union: Obama Wants to Have His Cake and Eat it Too

President Obama made his energy vision very clear, explaining that “this country needs an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of…

US First Country in the World to Impose Catch-Limit for Fisheries

In a rare show of bold bipartisanism, the United States recently made a move "to impose catch limits for every species it manages, from…
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Solar Energy’s Post-Solyndra Image Problem

Let’s play the word association game. I’ll start with ‘solar energy’ – what’s the first thing you think of? Is it ‘the energy…
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The (Real) Lessons from Solyndra

The White House is worried that the story of Solyndra, the solar power company that filed for bankruptcy protection after receiving $535 million…
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Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

With a revolution in Libya grabbing headlines and the president on vacation, you might be forgiven for being unaware of major protests underway…
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How will Citizens Ever Afford 54.5 MPG?

Remember the old days when the auto manufacturers would line up in lockstep opposition to any fuel economy (CAFE) standards? Even the unions…

President Obama’s Jobs Creation Mandate–From a Green CEO

President Obama might be credited with stabilizing an economy on the brink of complete collapse after the banking meltdown of 2008, but with…
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Why I Would Vote for Mitt Romney Instead of Obama

UPDATE: Boyd Cohen has recanted this position. For other perspectives on the candidates, check out these posts: Five Problems with the Romney-Ryan Budget…
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Birther Debate dead, Could Climate Change Debate be Next?

By Boyd Cohen, CO2 IMPACT Good old Donald Trump.  We all know there is no way he will ever be President of the…

Clean Tech Public-Private Partnership or Collusion?

Let’s start off with a general scenario that happens almost every election cycle:  A corporate leader holds fundraisers for a politician.  That politician…

Drill, Obama, Drill: Administration Advocates for Expanded Domestic Drilling

President Obama gave a speech yesterday, on a plan to cut oil imports.   While at first, it may sound like this is a…
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Give to Get: US Eyes Brazilian Oil

By Elizabeth Dolge    No doubt Obama made many fans during his visit to Brazil last weekend, charming government officials and citizens alike. …

Obama Launches Partnership To Help Startups

The White House announced the Startup American Partnership (SAP) on January 31 which promotes entrepreneurship as part of President Obama’s National Innovation Strategy…
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Walmart, China & Arnold Leading Obama in Shift to Low Carbon Future

By Boyd Cohen, Ph.D. CO2 IMPACT As an American living in Canada I have been watching U.S. policy on clean energy from across…
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EPA’s “Power Grab” More of a Tiptoe

Under the Bush Administration, greenhouse gases were not considered pollutants. The question was settled in a Supreme Court case in 2007, and whether…